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Gov Fintiri Felicitates With The Ummah, Suspends Eid-El-Kabir Homage

Enjoins The Rich To Share Their Wealth With The Poor, To Embrace Peace

The Periscope reporter

* Ummah to observe Eid prayers at various grounds, community mosques

* Fintiri To observe Eid prayers at Yola ancient city Eid ground

Eid-El-Kabir Sallah homage on Adamawa Governor has been suspended. The rich are enjoined to share their God-given wealth with the poor, typifying the hallmark of sacrifice with the Eid rituals and festivities.

This is contained in a press statement Monday, issued by the Chief of Staff to the Governor, Profel Maxwell Gidado.

The statement also directed that Eid-El-Kabir prayers are to be observed on various grounds and community mosques, in tune with Covid-19 protocols.

Governor Fintiri, the Periscope has gathered, would observe 2021 Eid-El-Kabir prayers on Tuesday, with HRH the Lamido Adamawa at the Yola ancient city Eid ground scheduled to hold at 9am

In a press release Monday, Signed by the press secretary to the governor, Mr Humwashi Wonosikou, while felicitating with, Fintiri enjoined the Ummah to remember the season as one to give thanks to Almighty Allah “for sparing our lives as individuals and families to celebrate”.

“Eid-El-Kabir teaches and reminds us of the meaning of sacrifice, love and forbearance with one another. The significance of the celebration is rooted in peaceful co-existence, mutual respect and tolerance.

“As we mark the festivities, I sincerely believe that our State will make a rapid progress on all fronts if we re-enact the exemplary virtues, typified by Prophet (Abraham) Ibrahim, through his sacrifice, patience, steadfastness, generosity and obedience to Allah’s command and constituted authority.”

Fintiri enjoined the Ummah to remember and share their God-given wealth with the less privileged and live in peace with one another as enshrined in the tenets of Islamic faith.

Fintiri urged the Ummah to pray and abide by the COVID-19 guidelines for the good of our societies.

“We should imbibe the noble virtues of our great prophets in order to establish closer connectivity between religious teachings and practice,” he said.

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